Meg Oliver

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Correspondent and Anchor (1970)
Tue Jul 19 2022
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Relationship Timeline Of Meg Oliver

Husband : John Basinger
Meg Oliver Married To John Basinger on 2002.

Meg Oliver, an award-winning Network TV Correspondent and Anchor, is now working for New York-based CBS News. She reports with Norah O'Donnell and CBSN for all the CBS News programs, including CBS This morning, the 24/7 digital network, and the CBS Evening News.

Megan Elisabeth Oliver was born on December 15, 1970, in Birmingham, Michigan, USA. She is American born and belongs to white ethnic background. Meg graduated from Marian High School and studied at the University of Montanna with a BA degree in Journalism in 1991. 

Joyful Married Life with lawyer Husband, John Basinger

The CBS correspondent, Oliver, now leads a very flourishing and fortunate marital relationship with her long term life partner, John Basinger, for over 17 years. By profession, John is a corporate lawyer.

CBS Correspondent, Meg Oliver weds John Basinger on October, 18, 2002
Image: Meg Oliver and John Basinger at their wedding day
Source: Instagram @megolivertv

Meg and her husband got married on October 18, 2002, at an intimate ceremony. But not much known about their wedding days on the media. Similarly, in the early 2000s, the couple had their first meeting through the Montana connection.

For now, the happy duo is living a blissful life together with no sign of conflicts and separation. The beautiful woman never fails to show her love for John as she takes her time out for romantic dates.

Meg Oliver and her spouse John Basinger has celebrated their 17th marriage anniversary on October 2019
Picture: Meg Oliver and her spouse John Basinger celebrated their 17th marriage anniversary in October 2019 
Source: Instagram @megolivertv

Recently scrolling her Instagram page, Meg posted a photo of their 17th-anniversary celebration on October 18, 2019. Besides this, the couple has three beautiful dogs.

Three Children Altogether

The long term married couple are parents of three children, two sons, and a daughter. On August 29, 2006, they welcomed their first daughter Maria Basinger and on May 9, 2008, their second child or eldest son Tommy Basinger was born.

Photo: Meg Oliver with her family
Source: Instagram @megolivertv

On March 9, 2011, Oliver and John welcomed their third child Cormac Basinger. As for three kids education, the younger daughter Maria (13) studies in 7th grade, whereas the little two sons Tommy (11), Cormac (9) are reading in 6th & 3rd grade, respectively.

What is Meg Oliver's Net Worth in 2020?

Oliver is a veteran reporter with more than two decades of experience covering and anchoring. She has written on a large variety of breaking news reports around the country over the past two years. She has thus undeniably made a huge fortune out of her work.

While the exact amount of net worth of Meg is not known anywhere, it could be more than $1 Million. Similarly, she reportedly made between $106,562 to $131,041, which is CBS correspondent's average salary in the US. Similarly, CBS' anchors Janet Shamlian and Nikki Battiste also earn a decent amount.

Career Highlights

Oliver started her broadcasting career on KCFW-TV in Kalispell, Montana, as an anchor-reporter. She first joined CBS News in 2006 as the Up to the Minute morning reporter and as The Early Show correspondent. At present, she is reporting from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Image: Meg Oliver at CBS Overnight News
Source: Instagram @megolivertv

In 2009, Meg left CBS and worked as a reporter at ABC News. She has collaborated with David Muir on Good Morning America Weekend Edition and ABC World News. She returned on CBS News in 2015.

Before CBS News, Oliver served as a reporter in Detroit, Michigan, and CBS Newspath at KGPE-TV, Northwest Cable News, WTIC-TV, WWJ-TV, KGPE-TV, and WKBD-TV.

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